Earnings Per Share

Chong Hing open to merger after profit dive

Chong Hing Bank, a small family-owned lender whose profit slumped 88 per cent last year, said earnings were expected to grow this year.

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 12:00am

Nine Dragons shares tumble as pace of earnings growth slows

Shares of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings), the containerboard maker controlled by the mainland's second-richest woman, Cheung Yan, fell as much as 8.38 per cent yesterday after the company announced full-year earnings rose a slightly slower than expected 45.7 per cent.

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

WHAT THE BROKER SAID

About a year ago SHK Financial Group began coverage of the world's second-biggest mini-motor producer, Johnson Electric, with a 'hold' recommendation, fearing a bottleneck in company growth. The broker set a 12-month target price of $7.20. At the time the counter was trading at $7.50.

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

WHAT THE BROKER SAYS

Falling volume sales and rising costs at Yanzhou Coal Mining in the first half have prompted JP Morgan to cut its earnings forecast for this year and next and downgrade the stock from 'over-weight' to 'neutral'.

5 May 2015 - 11:31am

Agreement on debt plan this year, says Lai Sun arm

Highly indebted property developer Lai Sun Development expects to secure an agreement with its creditors for a debt restructuring plan this year, according to company management.

The plan was unveiled as the property firm posted a loss of $167.12 million for the six months to January.

17 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

UPGRADES AND DOWNGRADES

HOLD CLP Holdings

Closing price: $36.90

Target price: $39

Share price performance (%)

1wk: 0.54

3mths:8.57

1mth:2.22

1yr:16.13

11 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

NO DIVIDENDS FROM TWO COMPANIES

Mainland property play Tomson Group's profit surged 51.5 per cent to HK$161.15 million last year. Fully-diluted earnings per share were 14.85 HK cents, against 9.89 HK cents previously. Holding company Rivera (Holdings) recorded a HK$28.63 million loss, compared with a HK$539.33 million loss a year earlier. No dividends were declared for either company.

16 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Road King earnings slip

Toll-road operator Road King Infrastructure's 2001 net profit dropped 43.7 per cent to HK$240.8 million, the company reported. Road King attributed the drop to some projects recovering their investment and entering the payback period during which the company shares a smaller percentage of the revenues. Earnings per share fell 47.4 per cent to 40 HK cents.

21 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Healthy surge for Tong Ren Tang

Growth Enterprise Market-listed Chinese medicine-maker Tong Ren Tang Technologies last year had an 83.52 per cent surge in net profit to 99.79 million yuan. Turnover was 497.37 million yuan, up 46.84 per cent. Earnings per share on a diluted basis were 55 fen, up from 44 fen a year earlier. A final dividend of 30 fen will be paid.

19 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

What the broker says...

Growth Enterprise Market-listed SIIC Medical Science and Technology (SIIC MedTech), a manufacturer of modern Chinese medicine and bio-pharmaceutical products, experienced a strong 2001. For the nine months to September 30, net profit and earnings per share surged fourfold.

27 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Profit soars on listing

SIIC Medical Science & Technology (Group) posted a sixfold year on year increase in net profit to HK$198.91 million in the six months to June 30, mainly due to a one-off gain from the listing of its Shanghai-based cosmetic subsidiary. Core operations also ,posted a 31 per cent year-on-year profit gain.

2 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Post-listing result

Electrical engineering contractor Yew Sang Hong announced its first annual result after listing with a net profit of about HK$47.19 million for the year to March 31. The result is slightly over the profit estimate in the prospectus dated April 11. Earnings per share were about 28 HK cents.

1 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Spot rents tell HK Land story

It is an unfortunate thing for Hongkong Land that it should have to share the general earnings woes of Jardines group companies, with a 21 per cent drop in interim profits just when its prospects have become much brighter.

4 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Qingling Motors manages profits recovery of 1.7pc

Qingling Motors, which makes Isuzu light trucks, posted a net profit of 451.64 million yuan (about HK$419.8 million) for the year to December 31, up 1.7 per cent from the previous year.

Chairman Wu Yun said the net profit growth was constrained by the keen competition and the country's still recovering economy.

7 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Chevalier iTech profit at $18m

Chevalier iTech Holdings, formerly Chevalier (OA) International, has posted a net profit of $18.7 million on turnover of $564 million for the six months to September 30. Operating profit dropped despite a 6.6 per cent growth in turnover, the company said yesterday. Diluted earnings per share was 2.2 cents.

21 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

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